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Xing An Bai Tou Weng

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Name

Xing An Bai Tou Weng (Radix Pulsatillae Dahuricae)

Sources

The drug is the dried rhizome of Pulsatilla dahurica (Fisch.) Spreng (family Ranunculaceae), growing in hillside grasslands, and distributed in Heilongjiang and Jilin of China.

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  2. Radix Pulsatillae Dahuricae

The Effect of Xing An Bai Tou Weng

Property

Bitter, cool.

Actions

It is used to clear away heat in blood, remove toxicity.

Indications

Amebic dysentery, nose bleeding, haemorrhoid haemorrhage, a kind of malaria characterized by patient's running a fever followed by feeling cold.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.